March 15, 2010 :: Iloilo City, Philippines
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City bets sign covenant amid political skirmishes

Amid the series of alleged politically-related incidents in the city, the Archdiocese of Jaro gathered candidates here for a recollection at the Jaro Metropolitan Cathedral compound last Saturday.

Ambush try vs. 82IB soldiers foiled, landmines recovered

A platoon of the 82nd Infantry Battalion’s Charlie Company thwarted a planned ambush against them at Brgy. Igcabugao, Igbaras town, Iloilo, one day after the encounter between the 82IB’s Bravo Company and the New People’s Army.

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Iloilo City candidates pose for a souvenir photo

Iloilo City candidates pose for a souvenir photo with the Jaro Archdiocese clergy after a day-long recollection and signing of a peace covenant last Saturday.

Colorful opening ceremony awaits WVRAA meet

KALIBO, Aklan — The host province of Aklan, famous for its Ati-Atihan festivals, will showcase in full colors the ‘Amazing Aklan’ in the 2010 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) Meet opening ceremony today March 15.


Thousands of TB patients cured in Western Visayas

The Department of Health-Center for Health Development, Region 6 said that they have treated some 16,000 cases of tuberculosis (TB) in Western Visayas under its Directly Observed Treatment Short Course or DOTS program.

Seminar on nursing globalization set

Nursing Center for Clinical Lab Experience, Inc. (NC-CLEX) in collaboration with its local provider Education and Training Hub for Advancement in Nursing (ETHAN) invites all nurses, nursing administrators and faculty, nursing students and their parents to an Informative Seminar entitled “Nursing Globalization: Trends, Challenges and Strategies”.

Promotion of workers’ safety, health urged

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Center Executive Director Dr. Ma. Teresita S Cucueco recently called on all sectors to work together for the safety and health of workers in Western Visayas.

Local chief executives enjoined to support Earth Hour 2010

Local chief executives in the country are enjoined to organize events and activities in line with the Earth Hour 2010 on March 27, this year.


One Visayas opening salvo turn into a political sortie

ROXAS CITY – The 2nd One Visayas, One Destiny celebration slated March 11-14 was used as venue of political sorties by different parties particularly during the opening salvo on Thursday last week.

PEO to start implementing P200 million projects

ROXAS CITY – The provincial engineer’s office (PEO) is set to implement the P200 million 19.665 kilometers concreting of provincial road in 14 municipalities this week.

PHAP exec vows to support Guico

ROXAS CITY – Top ranking officials of the Private Hospitals Association of the Philippines (PHAP) vowed to support League of Municipalities of the Philippines (LMP) national president and Lakas-Kampi-CMD senatorial candidate Ramon Guico this coming May 10 election.


City to hold 2-day career guidance coaching

The Bacolod City Government, through the Public Employment Service Office,  will hold a two-day career guidance coaching to at least 8,000 students of public schools on Monday (at the SM Mall) and on Tuesday (at the Robinsons Place).

CSCRO6 all set for LSP-MDC written exam

The Civil Service Commission Regional Office 6 (CSCRO6) is all set for the conduct of the written examination for the Local Scholarship Program-Master’s Degree Course (LSP-MDC) on March 28, 2010.

18 LGUs to compete in festival dance competition

BACOLOD CITY — A total of 18 local government units will compete in this year’s Panaad Festival Dance Competition that will be held on the first day of the weeklong Panaad sa Negros Festival on March 20.


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Legal adoption and its advantages (3)
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Dangers of Snoring


Winnie’s president

/ Engr. Herman M. Lagon

Scattered thoughts about condoms!

/ Aimee Andaya

bull's eye:
Free training for printer’s workers


Caper Berry opens

Caper Berry opens

Caper Berry, a restaurant that specializes in Mexican food and a little bit of international fare, has opened along Burgos Street, La Paz recently. Warmly greeting the guests were owners Ador Apuan and Khoie Haresco.

---------------------------------------- The digital touch of Jann Galino

The digital touch of Jann Galino

Jann Galino is one of TESDA’s first scholars in animation (Dimbox Animators) at the West Visayas College of Science and Technology several years ago. His group made the first animation piece in Iloilo, entitled “The Legend of Tibud.”

---------------------------------------- Amigo Food Odyssey opens

Amigo Food Odyssey opens

Hop from one food cart to another to taste all-time favorites like noodles, siopao, siomai, squid balls, shrimp balls, shawarmah, and more with the opening of the Amigo Food Odyssey at the parking area of Amigo Plaza Mall.

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Four visual artists have decided to cross lines, so to speak, with their exhibit entitled “Criss-Cross” at the Calle Real, Provincial Art Gallery.



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